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May 11, 2020
Lucas is the 5 year old grandson of Ed and Patty Kelaher, son of Al and Pam Sanabria. At 13 days old he was diagnosed with the life-threatening genetic disorder, cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis mostly effects the lungs and digestive system. As a result of the unfortunate diagnosis, Lucas has had a few very challenging years. He has endured 5 hospital admissions (2 of those in the pediatric ICU,) 3 surgical procedures, approximately 50 clinical hospital visits, dozens of courses of IV/oral antibiotics, over 35 blood draws, required home health care, and more. His daily regimen has also presented its own challenges in requiring Lucas to complete two 30-minute physiotherapy vest treatments per day, 1-2 nebulizers daily, 4 inhalers a day, and at one time consuming 35 pills per day.
Thankfully, breakthrough corrector medications have recently been discovered to treat cystic fibrosis. These medicines have allowed Lucas to live a more stable, healthy life, little by little, and even more effective treatments are expected to come out within the year for Lucas' age group! We are waiting, hoping, and expecting even greater miracles to come as we continue our daily fight against cystic fibrosis.
Thank you so much for your support of Lucas. Our gratitude cannot be adequately expressed, and we are humbled and overwhelmed by the love and support we've received. If you would like to make an online donation, please go to Ways to Help \ Support Links \ Tithe.ly. God bless you!